By Souleo The end of a relationship and a near-death incident are enough to make anyone take a step back. But for singer-songwriter, Lizz Wright those two experiences presented a leap forward and paved the road for her new album, Freedom & Surrender.
By Kass Beauty serves as an important element of modernized fashion today. The modernized perception of what ideal beauty is, extends far beyond the traditionally favored western ideal of physical attributes.
Dear Friends and Neighbors, It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved District Administrator, Ms. Vivian E. Jones.
By Souleo Devin Allen refuses to let the momentum for social justice subside after the city of Baltimore erupted in protests following the death of Freddie Gray.
Danny Tisdale’s performance installation Transitions Inc., is included in Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art a groundbreaking exhibition and the first comprehensive survey of performance art by black artists working from the perspective of the visual arts from the 1960’s to the present at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA).
The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York: A History, written by Polly Guerin, engagingly details the 230 year-old history of the organization, and explores how The General Society’s significant past is interwoven with the development of New York City.
The Apollo Theater today announced details for its largest fundraising event – Apollo Spring Gala 2015. The star-studded benefit concert will feature diverse performances by celebrated artists who have all previously graced the Theater’s stage, and that reflect the its commitment to providing a platform for all musical genres.
By Michael McQuillan The Baltimore riots are heart-rending and wrong. But it is also wrong to misconstrue First Amendment protest rights as for mere venting. Its purpose, as the Bill of Rights makes clear, is to “petition the government for a redress of grievance.”
At the Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) New York Awards Breakfast, C-CAP President Susan Robbins alongside C-CAP Founder & Chairman Richard Grausman presented more than $750,000 in scholarships and cash awards to 21 high school seniors and alumni at the Pierre Hotel on Friday, April 17th.
By Walter Rutledge For the past thirty-eight years Ailey II has provided opportunities of aspiring young artists to hone their craft. The company usually will enlist the services of a dancer for two years, and then the artist, for lack of a better word, “graduates” into the professional world of entertainment.
The Roosevelts, An Intimate History, a new documentary by Ken Burns, will be screened for free in the park – and we’re excited to invite you to this special event.
HAWT™ (Harlem Art Walking Tour) – a satellite program of Casa Frela Gallery –will be celebrating its 10th Anniversary in 2014.
TV One’s award-winning docu-series Unsung, the network’s longest-running original series, returns on Wednesday, July 30 at 8PM/ET.
JAMBOREE! A SOULFUL EXTRAVAGANZA ON THE HUDSON featuring Grammy-Award winner REGINA BELLE!
On Saturday June 28th from 9am-3pm, BK Nation, a new national organization, and Fordham University, in conjunction with Erica Ford’s Life Camp, a leading force in the anti-violence movement, will host the First Annual “Peace Is A Lifestyle” Conference at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center Campus in Manhattan.